Odds & Sods

This section contains information that may not be directly related to 400 or 411 Squadrons but is still of interest from a historical point of view.

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MorningSong.mp3

A quiet instrumental musical piece by Dan Gibson, MORNING SONG

Video showing time lapse photography of the largest airport in the world from 1916 to 2016 Time: 4 minutes 30 seconds

Warning Very Graphic Video

Showing ISIS fighters being attacked and killed by USA AC-130 Gunship

Time: 15 minutes

A virtual reality video produced by the BBC with actual sound recorded on a bombing raid to berlin.

Time: 15 minutes 17 seconds

Contains 4 videos profiling Chris Hadfield and supporting our claim that he is the Greatest Canadian.

Videos @ various lengths

This video was produced by Bill Bishop and compares photos from D-Day to the same locations today.

Time: 5 minutes 15 seconds

Also contains clips from CBC Archives relating to D-Day and a 38 minute film made by the NFB of Canada for Veterans Affairs

2 videos giving a complete history of the Downsview region in Toronto

Time Video 1: 14 mins 19 secs

Time Video 2: 11 mins 18 secs

An interesting video produced by the BBC detailing the story of Winkie Brown, from his bi-plane days to his time flying jet bombers in the cold war.

Time: 59 minutes

Copies of all the surrender documents which ended WW II compiled in PDF format with photos.

Links to all areas of the History Hangar

This lists the correct military alphabet used on radio calls to ensure no misunderstanding when using letters